Issue 30

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American Fine Art Magazine #30

November 2016

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Gallery Shows


64

Painting in an American Rhythm

D. Wigmore Fine Art mounts exhibition focusing on the evolution of Charles Green Shaw’s style from the early 1930s to mid-1940s

68

Modernism Without Apologies

Hirschl & Adler Galleries presents 20 figure paintings and landscapes by Everett Gee Jackson from his years in Texas, Mexico and San Diego

72

Windows on the Soul

New exhibition at A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings features powerful portraits by major American artists

76

Continued and Noticed

Through November 18 Francis M. Naumann Fine Art in New York City exhibits paintings, photographs and more by Man Ray

78

Intimate Spaces

New exhibition at Kraushaar Galleries features around a dozen early- to mid-20th-century artworks of interior scenes

80

Stories and Discoveries

Meredith Ward Gallery provides a glimpse of Steve Wheeler’s previously unseen artwork

82

Breaking the Mold

Addison Rowe Gallery exhibits works of Beatrice Mandelman and Florence Miller Pierce, two contributors to abstract art in New Mexico

Departments


26


30

Museum News



36

Art Market Updates



38

People & Places



39

New Acquisition



46


48

Market Reports


Columns


42

American Art Finds a Secure Place


Features


50

Opus in Fire and Darkness

Ralph Albert Blakelock: The Mad Genius Returns, at Questroyal Fine Art

56

Inspired by Elegance

This home features important artwork that reflects the collectors’ shared optimistic philosophy

Events & Fairs


86

An Art Destination

Hundreds of American 19th- and 20th-century works from 17 dealers will be on display at The American Art Fair

90

An Opportunity for Discovery

New York’s galleries open their doors to collectors and curators during American Art Week

Museum Exhibitions


94

A Unique Vision

The Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibits nearly 40 works by Max Beckmann through February 20

98

Celebrating Heroes

New exhibition at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College presents 47 mural studies from the 1930s and 1940s

102

Extraordinary Return

A stunning John Singer Sargent portrait stars in a focus exhibition now on view at the Jewish Museum in New York City

Auctions


106

Icons of Impressionism

Christie’s American paintings sale to focus on American impressionism during November 22 sale in New York

110

Dynamic Offerings

Sotheby’s American Art sale on November 21 to feature an array of major works in landscape, impressionism and modernism

114

Well-balanced Selection

Approximately 100 lots of fine American paintings and sculpture will cross during Bonhams’ November 22 sale

118

American Views

Works from around the country available in Freeman’s American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionist sale on December 4

122

Fresh Masterworks

Heritage Auctions’ November 12 sale of American art features important examples across all collecting categories

126

Exceptional Examples

Important paintings by leaders in Western and wildlife art available at Santa Fe Art Auction

130

Joint Auction Previews



132

Joint Auction Reports


Galleries in this Issue



Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale, AZ




53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show

53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show

DE


Palm Beach Jewelry, Antiques, Design

Palm Beach Jewelry, Antiques, Design

Palm Beach, FL


Christopher Cardozo Fine Art

Christopher Cardozo Fine Art

MN


Addition Rowe Gallery

Addition Rowe Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Betty Krulik Fine Art

Betty Krulik Fine Art

New York, NY


D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc.

D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc.

New York, NY

Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.

Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.

New York, NY


Michael Altman Fine Art

Michael Altman Fine Art

New York, NY

Michael Altman Fine Art

Michael Altman Fine Art

New York, NY

New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

NY


The American Art Fair

The American Art Fair

New York, NY





A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, LLC

A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, LLC

Seattle, WA

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

WY